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Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhoea/Cholera, Epidemiological Week 26 (25 June - 1 July 2018)

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Highlights

• A total of 344 new cases AWD/cholera were reported in week 26 compared to 304 cases week 25.

• 33% (115) cases were reported from flood affected regions of Lower Shabelle and Lower Jubba regions

• 1 new death were reported in week 26 compared to 3 deaths reported in week 25

• The AWD/Cholera death reported in week 26 occurred in Banadir region.

• A cumulative total of 5,582 cases including 40 deaths have been reported since December 2017

• The new AWD/cholera cases reported in Beletweyne started in December 2017. In 2018 new outbreaks were reported in Banadir, Kismayo, Jowhar, Bulobarde, Merka, Brava,kurtunwarey and Afgoye

Key Figures

• 44 new cases and 1 new death in week 26

• 49% of the new cases were female

• 40% of the cases were below 2 years

• Cases reported in week 26 did not receive cholera vaccine in 2017

• 23 districts in 4 regions have reported new AWD case s ince December 2017

• 5,582 cumulative cases including 40 deaths since December 2017 (CFR 0.7 %)